HIM OPERATIONS SPECIALIST (90000649)

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US

Organization: HHC

Division:Eskenazi Health  

Sub-Division: Hospital  

Req ID:  15905 

 

Schedule: Full Time 

Shift: Days 

 

Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis.

 

 

 

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Job Role Summary

The HIM Operations Specialist is responsible for performing a variety of tasks that are moderate to complex in nature. These tasks include but are not limited to: administrative support, and assisting with the maintenance of HIM systems and processes such as Fluency Manager, Iron Mountain Portal, Document Imaging, and Chart Completion. The HIM Operations Specialist proactively contributes to Eskenazi Health's mission: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve with special emphasis on the vulnerable population of Marion County; and models Eskenazi Health's values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development and Excellence.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for correspondence, telephone coverage, calendar maintenance, and special projects
  • Attends meetings and prepares minutes as requested
  • Maintains electronic and paper files, including employee records
  • May process and track departmental expenses; works with Accounts Payable and vendors to resolve any invoice discrepancies and questions
  • Instills and exhibits a welcoming environment for guests and callers
  • Prepares special or one-time reports, presentation materials, summaries, or replies to inquiries, selecting relevant information from a variety of sources; may assist in the research, analysis and interpretation of data under the direction of management
  • Assures meeting materials are prepared and ready for review prior to meetings
  • Prepares error-free correspondence, which may or may not require the personal attention of the executive leader
  • Receives and screens inquiries (phone, mail, e-mail and in person) utilizing appropriate judgment in responding or referring to other staff or to Eskenazi Health executives
  • Completes a variety of administrative duties that include, but are not limited to: making copies, collating documents, distributing correspondence, facilitating tracking systems, maintaining filing systems, processing travel receipts, maintaining office supplies and equipment, managing meeting rooms, managing mail, and distributes documents in Faxcom
  • Clearly communicates concerns and questions to the appropriate HIM Leader by keeping each consistently apprised of issues and situations that need attention
  • Completes projects and special assignments by establishing objectives, determining priorities, managing time, gaining cooperation of others, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans as needed
  • Prepares various forms, requisitions, purchase orders; works with Director(s) to ensure proper GL accounts are used for expenses
  • Communicates with Purchasing Department to monitor status of submitted requisitions and purchase order status
  • Ensures Departmental Orientation Checklist is provided and signed for new employees
  • Distributes updated and revised policies to staff
  • Assists with maintaining the Onbase work queue, ensuring documents are uploaded to the correct patient chart
  • Assists in adding new providers access to Fluency Manager and Iron Mountain Portal
  • Assists the Document Imaging area when workload is high (trained in prepping, scanning, and verifying)
  • Assists with Chart Completion and Identity job tasks and clean-up of queues when needed
  • Assists in various projects within the HIM area as needed

Job Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred; five years of directly related experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
  • Prior Health Information Management experience is preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines
  • Experience and familiarity with medical terminology preferred for clinical areas
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Adobe Acrobat, and Social Media web platforms
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals, both internally and externally
  • Ability to maintain professional, calm demeanor at all times
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Hospital procedures, protocols and policies

 

 

 

Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation’s 150 best places to work by Becker’s Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America’s best midsize employers’ Eskenazi Health’s programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city’s primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care – Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, just to name a few.

 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis